San Francisco, United States of America
Alcatraz Island

A fortress with a history marred with imprisonment and torture.

Declared a National Historic Landmark and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Alcatraz Island is an iconic American attraction, just off the coast of the San Francisco Bay. With the oldest operating lighthouse on the American West Coast, a military prison, early military fortifications, an abandoned federal prison and also home to rock pools and a seabird colony, anyone interested in history and nature will be instantly impressed. This historical site can be accessed via a ferry ride from Alcatraz Cruises. So hop on the ferry, feel the wind rush through your hair, and get ready to be captivated by a word-famous landmark on this incredible little offshore island.

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San Francisco, CA 94133, USA